BETHESDA, Md., June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Abt Associates has won a Hermes Creative Award for material created on behalf of a project that expands access to health care for people in developing countries by engaging the private sector. The five-year project, called Strengthening Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) Project, ended in 2015.
Creative Partners, Abt's in-house design studio, received the award in the category of "Event Program" for the SHOPS end-of-project event, Celebrating Achievements: Private Sector Health. The project was funded by USAID.
"This recognition from Hermes for the visually compelling materials produced by our team is very gratifying," said Abt's Chief Communications Officer Mary F. Maguire. "The innovative work done by Creative Partners both advances our clients' messages and Abt's mission to improve the quality of life and economic well-being of people worldwide."
The award honors the creative professionals who are responsible for the concept, writing, and design of traditional and emerging media. The Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals administers the international competition and this year, there were more than 6,000 entries.
About Abt Associates
Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in conducting research and evaluation and implementing programs in the fields of health, social and environmental policy and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and was named one of the 40 international development innovators. The company has offices in the U.S., Australia and the U.K., and program offices in more than 40 countries. www.abtassociates.com
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